BK Valmiera Rosters

    2016-2017 BK Valmiera Roster

    # Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
    14 Arturs Berzins PF 6-9 212 28 Ogre 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    9 Ojars Berzins SG 6-2 185 16 Valmiera 2023 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
    16 Lauris Blaus FC 6-9 235 27 Riga 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    - D'or Fischer FC 6-11 255 35 Philadelphia (PA) 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    Israel
    7 Raimonds Gabrans PG 6-1 190 32 Gulbene 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    6 Ervins Jonats F 6-8 209 26 Ogre 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    13 Haralds Karlis SG 6-6 210 25 Riga 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    5 Edgars Kaufmanis SG 6-3 188 18 Valmiera 2021 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
    5 Janis Kaufmanis PG 6-1 187 27 Riga 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    54 Martins Laksa SF 6-7 198 26 Riga 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    15 Rinalds Malmanis PF 6-9 210 20 Valmiera 2018 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
    4 Ashton Mitchell G 6-0 185 28 New Orleans (LA) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    32 Damier Pitts PG 5-10 165 27 Charlotte (NC) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    10 Carson Puriefoy G 6-0 175 23 Wenonah (NJ) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    - Bogdans Railians F 6-4 - 17 Riga 2021 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
    12 Maris Ramanis C 6-9 218 16 N/A 2022 NBA Draft Eligible Austria
    Latvia
    33 Akselis Vairogs SG 6-5 198 31 Riga 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    - Kristaps Valters PG 6-3 172 35 Riga 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
    - Ovidijus Varanauskas SG 6-1 194 26 Vilnius 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
    11 Davids Viksne SF 6-3 188 16 Sigulda 2022 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
    - Maurice Walker PF 6-10 255 25 Scarborough 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada

    2016-2017 BK Valmiera Depth Chart

      PG SG SF PF C
    Starters D. Pitts J. Kaufmanis E. Jonats A. Berzins D. Fischer
    Rotation A. Mitchell H. Karlis M. Laksa L. Blaus  
    Rotation R. Gabrans        
    Lim PT       R. Malmanis  

    Recent BK Valmiera History

    Season League Record Placement
    2016-2017 BBL Cup 2-0 1st
    2016-2017 Baltic Basketball League 12-4 7th
    2016-2017 Latvian LBL 25-19 4th
    2015-2016 Baltic Basketball League 14-6 4th
    2015-2016 Latvian LBL 37-9 1st
    2014-2015 Baltic Basketball League 11-3 9th
    2014-2015 Latvian LBL 14-17 7th
    2013-2014 Baltic Basketball League 7-7 10th
    2013-2014 Latvian LBL 27-14 4th
    2012-2013 Baltic Basketball League 6-8 10th
    2012-2013 Latvian LBL 27-17 3rd

    2016-2017 BK Valmiera Awards & Honors

    Player Award / Honor
    Martins Laksa Baltic BBL Player of the Month For October (2017)
    Janis Kaufmanis BBL Cup MVP (2017)

    2016-2017 BK Valmiera Front Office

    Staff Member Position
    Uvis Helmanis Head Coach
    Gatis Melderis Assistant Coach
    Ivars Rudzitis President
    Martins Berzins General Manager

    2016-2017 BK Valmiera Stat Leaders

    Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
    Damier Pitts 54 27.4 14.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 3.1
    D'or Fischer 17 24.6 14.0 9.1 1.5 0.7 1.6 1.7
    Martins Laksa 52 29.7 13.0 4.1 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.5
    Arturs Berzins 44 27.2 12.0 4.8 1.2 0.4 0.5 1.2
    Carson Puriefoy 2 20.0 12.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 3.5
    Janis Kaufmanis 58 26.1 11.3 3.5 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.2
    Lauris Blaus 60 22.3 9.8 4.7 1.0 0.5 0.6 1.6
    Ervins Jonats 62 23.6 7.6 6.4 0.9 0.5 0.5 1.4
    Maurice Walker 15 17.1 6.4 4.5 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.7
    Ashton Mitchell 23 19.9 6.0 2.5 2.8 1.3 0.0 2.0
    Akselis Vairogs 19 22.2 5.8 2.5 1.2 0.9 0.1 1.1
    Ovidijus Varanauskas 10 17.6 5.0 2.7 2.1 0.3 0.1 2.1
    Ojars Berzins 10 13.1 4.8 2.3 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.7
    Rinalds Malmanis 50 13.4 3.7 2.6 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.9
    Haralds Karlis 35 12.5 3.4 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.7
    Raimonds Gabrans 57 14.9 3.3 1.5 3.0 0.6 0.0 1.1
    Kristaps Valters 4 9.4 2.8 1.0 3.5 0.0 0.0 1.2
    Davids Viksne 6 6.5 1.8 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.3
    Edgars Kaufmanis 7 7.3 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.9
    Maris Ramanis 3 2.7 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0